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UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test

North Korea regularly threatens to destroy the USA and, amid heightened tension on the Korean peninsula, it has escalated a war of words warning of full-out nuclear war if Washington takes military ...

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At Least 18 Children Killed in Fiery Minibus Crash in South Africa

At Least 18 Children Killed in Fiery Minibus Crash in South Africa

The children died after the vehicle burst into flames following a collision with a truck just north of the capital. Several children were injured, he said. South Africa's ubiquitous minibus taxis are ...

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Qatari hostages held in Iraq since 2015 freed

Qatari hostages held in Iraq since 2015 freed

Twenty-six Qatari nationals have been handed over to the Iraqi authorities after having been abducted more than one year ago by an unidentified armed group, an Interior Ministry source said Friday. Th...

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Almost 500000 Civilians Displaced in Six Months of Mosul Campaign

Iraq's Federal Police, one of several forces attacking the militants, said it had made a new push against the group holed up in the Old City, where tanks and heavy vehicles are not able to operate b...

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Trump Predicts Deadly Paris Shooting Will Have 'Big Effect' On French Election

Trump Predicts Deadly Paris Shooting Will Have 'Big Effect' On French Election

Police shot and killed the gunman shortly after the attack , and said he was known to authorities. What has happened in the aftermath of the attack? Investigators say they found a pump-action s...

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Canada condemns attack in Paris which left police officer dead, 3 wounded

The man police believe carried out the shooting on the Champs-Elysees in Paris was detained in February for threatening police and then freed, officials have said. Ms Le Pen, Mr Fillon and Mr Macron...

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Trump likely to attend Asean Summit in Philippines, says envoy

Trump likely to attend Asean Summit in Philippines, says envoy

All the Summits would be held in the month of November this year. "Keeping in mind also the President's directive that we should not hamper or hinder the normal flow of daily activities here in the Me...

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Frenchman Who Gunned Down Cops on Champs-Elysees ID'd

One of the candidates, Francois Fillon, has canceled his campaign events on Friday, Reuters reports . Thoughts are with his family. Socialist Benoit Hamon tweeted his "full support" to police aga...

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Klopp contemplates season KO for injured Henderson

Joe Gomez - who has not started a Premier League game since September 2015 - could be called upon as emergency cover against Crystal Palace on Sunday. Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva would love to...

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US strikes win global praise _ but ratchet up Russia tension

Her comments appeared at odds with those of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , who said the us missile strike was aimed exclusively at deterring the use of chemical weapons by Assad. "But I don't thi...

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Shakeup? Are Reince Priebus And Steve Bannon On The Chopping Block?

On Thursday we learned the fight between Bannon, Trump's Chief White House Strategist, and Jared Kushner, his senior advisor and son-in-law, has escalated to " nonstop ". Trump supporters line up to h...

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Russian President - Serious Blow To Russian-US Relations

Trump's decision to send almost 60 missiles to a Syrian air base came after the Syrian regime attacked its own people with sarin gas earlier this week. Make no mistake, as we stated yesterday, the Ame...

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GM ceases Venezuelan operations after asset seizure

GM ceases Venezuelan operations after asset seizure

The oldest and most traditional automaker in the country, GMV was forced to close its doors today after what GM is calling "an illegal judicial seizure of its assets", following a trend that has plagu...

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The days, the hours, the minutes leading up to the Facebook killing

The days, the hours, the minutes leading up to the Facebook killing

He shot himself in the head as the auto spun out of control, police said. WE CAN'T tell you - no one can - why Steve Stephens decided that the way to fix his troubled life was to take the life o...

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Le Pen Denies France Responsible For Wartime Round-Up Of Jews

Le Pen Denies France Responsible For Wartime Round-Up Of Jews

In 1995, then President Jacques Chirac recognised that the French state shared responsibility for deporting Jews to Nazi death camps, the first time a post-war French head of state had fully acknowl...

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USS Carl Vinson Wasn't Sailing to Deter N. Korea as Announced

The Vinson is accompanied by a destroyer ship with an Aegis combat system to track and intercept missiles. A picture from the U.S. Navy showed the strike carrier group sailing between Sumatra an...

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EU calls for probe in Venezuela protest deaths

EU calls for probe in Venezuela protest deaths

While Exxon's case was heard by the World Bank panel, Freshfields has successfully pursued claims against Venezuela's government before a United Nations panel. The opposition said they have no inten...

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Second Champs-Elysees attack suspect hands himself over to Belgian police

A property being searched in the eastern Paris suburb of Chelles is understood to be his home, according to a police document seen by the Associated Press news agency. The man "then ran away, managi...

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France's 11 presidential hopefuls stake out positions on TV

France's 11 presidential hopefuls stake out positions on TV

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen says all the presidential contenders - and all French people - are potential attack targets. "She won't be able to protect our citizens", Macr...

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Ex-Pak Army Chief departs for Saudi Arabia to lead military alliance

Ex-Pak Army Chief departs for Saudi Arabia to lead military alliance

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have always stood by each other in testing times and the people of Pakistan have a deep emotional attachment to the Kingdom being th...

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Inside a Colorado pot club - a rare and endangered species

Inside a Colorado pot club - a rare and endangered species

Most respondents, 70 percent, said they believe marijuana is less unsafe than alcohol and tobacco cigarettes. The Trump administration's Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who has said that pot is ...

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AIMIM routed in Latur, Prabhani civic elections; Setback to Owaisi's expansion plans

AIMIM routed in Latur, Prabhani civic elections; Setback to Owaisi's expansion plans

In the 65-member Parbhani municipal corporation, the battle was mainly between the incumbent NCP and Shiv Sena. His eldest son Amit Deshmukh is a sitting MLA from Latur city constituency while...

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Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria gas attack probe

After the talks, Tillerson warned "there is a low level of trust between our two countries". He added ominously, "The world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this kind of relationship". Tille...

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SC questions Centre for making Aadhaar mandatory for PAN cards

SC questions Centre for making Aadhaar mandatory for PAN cards

The Supreme Court questioned the Centre for making Aadhaar mandatory for procuring Permanent Account Number (PAN) card. The court was making the observations while hearing a PIL filed against the g...

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Theresa May criticised for saying no to General Election TV debates

May's Conservative Party holds a slim majority in Parliament's lower House of Commons and May is banking on gaining a greater share of the seats to make Brexit a smoother transition for her governme...

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North Korea puts missiles on parade

State television showed what appeared to be several KN-08 missiles rolled out on trucks at the parade. A carrier strike group led by USS Carl Vinson made its way toward North Korea, in addition to a...

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Paris attacker was on police watch-list, say reports

President Donald Trump met with the Italian Prime Minister at the White House on Thursday and offered his condolences. It comes three days before French voters start elections for a new president. P...

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North Korea warns of 'super-mighty preemptive strike'

Reclusive North Korea regularly threatens to destroy Japan, South Korea and the United States and has shown no let-up in its belligerence after a failed missile test on Sunday, a day after putting...

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Triumphant Erdogan swats away Western criticism of referendum

Triumphant Erdogan swats away Western criticism of referendum

Returning in triumph to his presidential palace in Ankara, Erdogan addressed thousands of supporters gathered outside, telling monitors who criticised the poll: "Know your place". The "No" camp was le...

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North Korea on "Maximum Alert"

No.That gives many of us pause, because he's not getting enough information about the way North Korea sees the actions he's taken. Meanwhile, the US, fresh off strikes on Syria and Afghanistan, has ...

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